There are two major types of drills on the market. Making the right choice can be confusing. In the previews at the bottom of this page we'll provide the details you need to pick the right drill.
A drill bores a hole in a surface, such as wood or drywall, by rotating a bit locked into place on the end. A chuck is used to lock the bit into place, and depending upon the size of the bit, you can create a hole anywhere from 1/4-inch to 6 inches in diameter. Some electric drills also allow other attachments, including wire brushes, paint mixers, and even a circular saw attachment.
How to Choose the Right Drill BitThe drill bit you choose depends on the drill you're using. The following table will help you pick the correct drill bit.
Which kind of drill should you use? Consider your options:
Whether corded or battery-powered, these drills will give you added speed and power.
It's old-fashioned, but some people prefer the control and flexibility of a human-powered drill.
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